LOMANAYA LINIYA/BROKEN LINE

LABYRINTH

By Marina SHULDIAKOVA

MARIFILMAS (SEPT ELEPHANTS) - as PROD

Romance - Production 2020

Story of the man and the woman which have found each other in a situation, apparently, impossible, history about each of us. The lyrical story which advantage is presence in it of a detective intrigue. This balancing between a reality and a fantasy. Genre: adventure fantasy with mystical elements.

    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Romance, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • RUSSIAN, GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 96 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marina SHULDIAKOVA
    • Writer(s)
    • Marina SHULDIAKOVA
    • Producer(s)
    • Marina KOZHEVNIKOVA (RAVIE) (Marifilmas), Marco GILLES (Gilles·Mann filmproduktion), Denis MATROSOV (MariFilmas), Sergey SHULDYAKOV (Marifilmas), Andrey TETERKIN (MariFilmas)
    • Synopsis
    • No one knows what awaits us tomorrow. It is never too late to dare and change your life. The Eternal love story is always novel.
      Film’s genre: adventure fantasy with mystical elements. A tale of search of love.
      Robert (V.O) I used to live in a different
      world, in a different time, and probably in a completely different dimension, until I got here, to this forsaken place.
      I left her here, and understood that I can lose her. So without hesitation I came back for her.
      To be honest, I hoped that she would wait for me, and I would find her here. But she wasn’t anywhere.
      My adventures may be of interest to someone, yet this may not be the main thing, but that, for someone else, a similar story could have ended differently.
      Through silent cracks in the clouds one sees bits of a bleak landscape. Approaching ground, the sound the helicopter gradually breaks in. The strong airflow bends grass, bushes and trees.
      The sound becomes unbearable, the aircraft suspends above the ground, then slowly lands. The side door begins to open...
      At this moment, one hears a Skype signal that immediately cuts the noise of the helicopter. Change of frames: now we see a laptop monitor with Skype call connection image. Caption. Film title.
      We see Robert’s business partner, Oskar, appear on the monitor. He tells him that his flight is delayed, and he is still at an airport. He asks Robert to go to a remote facility in order to check it. However, he actually gets rid of him sending him on a suspicious journey.
      Besides Joerg is lying when he says his flight is delayed; at the airport, he meets a woman who used to be Robert's wife, or maybe still is, but she does not live with Robert anymore.
      Robert agrees to go on the trip. The trip approximately 500 kilometres long. Robert's drives alone.
      The road, where the new gas station is going to be opened, is not finished yet, 30 kilometres still left to be built; one must take a detour via the old road. But the old road is longer and is in bad state.
      After having found out how to get to the place, Robert decides to take a detour via the deserted road.
      However because of it he loses track of where he is, he ends up in an unfamiliar place that is mentioned neither on a map, nor in a sat-nav. Besides, the mobile network is out of reach.
      The adventures are only beginning. Andrey’s SUV suddenly stops and stalls. All the electronics go out and do not operate. He tries to call, but it is impossible.
      Before long a young man appears on a small tractor and tows Andrey’s car to a little nearby town.
      Then the young man disappears as suddenly as he had appeared. Andrey understands that he is all alone, that the town is absolutely empty.
      He wanders the town trying to understand where he is. He tries to find a place he can repair his car or at least make a call.
      The town leaves a strange impression on him: it does not seem to be empty, yet the only people he meets is the young man and a woman at the telegraph station.
      He schedules a phone call, but..
    • Partners & financing
    • Gilles·Mann filmproduktion (Germany)
      MariFilmas (Russia)

    • Production schedule
    • MariFilmas
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Mar 01, 2019
    • End of shooting
    • Sep 14, 2019
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